I Am Legend
I Am Legend
Tor Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780765357151, 312pp.
Publication Date: October 30, 2007
Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone.
An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him.
By day, he is a hunter, stalking the infected monstrosities through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for dawn....
He lives in Calabasas, California.
"One of the most important writers of the twentieth century."--Ray Bradbury "I think the author who influence me the most as a writer was Richard Matheson. Books like I Am Legend were an inspiration to me." --Stephen King
"Matheson is one of the great names in American terror fiction."--The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Matheson inspires, it's as simple as that."--Brian Lumley
Science fiction author Richard Matheson has died. Matheson wrote a number of classic episodes of television shows such as Star Trek and The Twilight Zone. His novel, I Am Legend, was adapted into movies three times. More at NPR.org
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